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Legal Statutes: Maryland

UPDATED April 19, 2017

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Subtitle 1. In General

back to top§ 9-105. Unjustified denial or interference with visitation

In any custody or visitation proceeding, if the court determines that a party to a custody or visitation order has unjustifiably denied or interfered with visitation granted by a custody or visitation order, the court may, in addition to any other remedy available to the court and in a manner consistent with the best interests of the child, take any or all of the following actions:

(1) order that the visitation be rescheduled;
(2) modify the custody or visitation order to require additional terms or conditions designed to ensure future compliance with the order; or
(3) assess costs or counsel fees against the party who has unjustifiably denied or interfered with visitation rights.

Added by Acts 1994, c. 610, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1994.